This was totally retro style w/really intense black beaded work on half of a yellow dress...
no before pic, but this is what the beading looked like: http://www.lizjewel.com/dresses/beadd2.jpg
not pretty when most have fallen off...anyways...I yellow part of the dress was pretty and felt nice, so i couldn't just let my mom throw it all away...nonono...
instead, we scraped the beads and I made a simple tube dress out of the yellow part...it's really flowy and breezy...I've already worn it to a picnic w/a light blue cardigan and it was quite the hit
here it is:
sorry, i kinda went overboard w/ coloring it blue...started looking like muscles
there's this little flap under the bust:
it doesn't look to bad in person...